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Mar 25, 2013 11:30am PDT
and they will consider the defense of marriage act that forbids federal recognition of same-sex marriages. there are only 250 public seats for each other, and some people have been in line since thursday. the court is expected to rule late in june. abc7 news reporter is traveling to washington, dc, and will be sitting in court when the supreme court considers proposition 8, and the defense of marriage act. her live reports begin tomorrow, here on abc7 news. >> marriage equality advocates in san francisco are planning to make their voices heard this evening meeting at 6:30 p.m. at harvey milk plaza and after half an hour of remark by speakers including local clergy they will many to city hall. a second rally begins on the steps of city hall at 8:00 p.m. >> just ahead the call for tougher gun laws are getting lauder and more expensive. a new push by new york mayor bloomberg to promote gun control. >> prince harry is coming to america, the one place >> new york's millionaire mayor bible -- bloomberg is starting an ad campaign to encourage gun control. >> congress is ready to take u
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Mar 26, 2013 11:30am PDT
consider the defense of marriage act, the 1996 law that denies federal benefits to same-sex couples legally married in their states. >> inside the court for today's argument, white house senior advisor and chief justice john roberts' first cousin, a lesbian, who wants do marry her partner of four years. live in washington at the supreme court for abc7 news. back to you. >> thank you. cameras are not allowed in the court but the supreme court has released audio of the hearing. the lawyer defending prop 8 faced tough questions from the justices. >> what harm you see happening and when and how and what harm to the institution of marriage or to opposite sex couples, how does this cause and effect work? >> once again, i would reiterate we don't believe that's the correct legal question before the court. that the correct question is, whether or not redefining marriage to include same-sex couples would advance the interests of marriage. >> are you conceding the point that there is no harm or denigration to traditional opposite sex marriage couples? you are concede that? >> no, no, i'm not.
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Mar 22, 2013 11:30am PDT
operations returned to normal. >> pentagon spokesman said that secretary of defense hagel was saddened to learn of shooting and his thoughts and prayers are with the victims' families and the families of those seven marines killed in a training accident early in the week. >> president obama is in jordan got final stop of the four day visit to the middle east. the president received a red carpet welcome from the king of jordan, troops assembled in the capital of amman before the president and the king went inside to discuss the conflict in syria and the 400,000 refugee whose have fled across the border to jordan. because of that we were monitoring a news conference president obama just wrapped up and he offered $200,000 in aid -- $200 million in aid to jordan. he went to the bible birth christ of jesus christ and got a look at the barricades that keep the palestinians from the west bank. he noted they need to do more to bring lasting security. >> no wall is high enough to stop every enemy. >> in his push for peace with palestinians, the president to 600 israeli students using h
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Mar 24, 2013 5:00pm PDT
then hears arguments on the defense of marriage act, which denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples. nine states and the district of columbia allow same-sex marriage, seven more eave -- civil union laws. >> carolyn will be sitting in court when the supreme court considers prop 8 and the defense of marriage act. her live report begins tuesday here on abc7. >>> san francisco police credit a neighbor's quick thinking in helping to catch a group of suspected vandals in the act. it appears they had just finished the outline of their graffiti when the officers arrived. the man who called police asked us not to give his name. >> they just finished painting it a couple weeks ago, and it's like every other week there's something new up there, and they're constantly having to clean it. >> i think it's important that we're able to catch these offenders and bring them to justice. >> ama: police also told us they discovered 52 cans of spray paint and several markers when officers searched the suspects. suspects include ten adults andup juvenile. some have previous arrests for vandalism.
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Mar 20, 2013 5:00am PDT
united states is serious about their defense. here is what the president said just moments ago. >> the united states of america stands with the state of israel because it is in our fundamental national security interests to stand with israel. it makes us both stronger. it makes us both more prosperous. >> thank you, mr. president. thank you, america. thank you for what you are. thank you for what you do. >> he wants president obama to feel at home on this trip. a side note to a serious trip, the israeli embassy released this cartoon video of the meeting set to the golden girl's theme song and the lyrics say "thank you for being a friend." president obama is on the way to jerusalem if meetings with israeli leaders and he will be in the region through saturday. >> we just a knew days away from a supreme court hague on california's ban on same-sex marriage and even supporters of the ban admit that a growing number of americans are okay with gay marriage. the supreme court is set to hear arguments on the constitutionality of voter approved proposition 8 but the supporters want the courts o
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Mar 24, 2013 11:00pm PDT
marriage because they are simply unconstitutional. >> the other case deals with the defensive marriage act. it defines marriage as between a man and a woman. rand paul says he believes in traditional marriage, but not dough -- do in a. >> i don't want the government promoting something i don't believe in, but i don't mind if they are neutral on the issue. >> there are about 250 general public seats for each case. the courts is expected to rule late in june. carolyn tyler will be in court when the nation's highest court will consider whether they will give the right to marry. >> the issue of boy scouts allowing those who are openly gay to join may come to an end. meanwhile in florida a new coalition called "on my honor" called from openly banning people from the scouts. they predict dire consequences if such a thing should come to pass. >> >> it will transform the program and something that is entirely inappropriate for children. >> it will not solve a great old problem. >> the argument is similar to the one used against integration in the 50s and 60s. members in cyst they want to hear
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Mar 25, 2013 6:00am PDT
institutional. >> the other case deals with defense of marriage act that defines marriage as being between one man and one woman. conservative leader around -- rand paul has this to say. >> i don't mind if the government tries to be neutral on the issue. >> there are 250 seats for the general public for each case. the court is expected to rule late if june. abc7 news' report will be in court when the supreme court decides whether proposition 8 wrongly denies gays and lesbians the right to marriage. the report begins tomorrow. >> san francisco kids are not the only ones on spring agree, muni is taking a vacation scaling backs service to match reduced demand and save money. the agency says they reduced services during christmas and new years, a time when ridership drops and it worked. they are trying it again. they expect to save about $45,000 mainly from reduced overtime and maintenance. >> tomorrow, late night bart rides will face delays because of work if the tube to make it safer in case of earthquake. you can expect delays every tuesday, wednesday, and thursday for the next 14 mes. one
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Mar 26, 2013 6:00am PDT
defense of marriage act, there is word a gay player in the nfl could soon come out. cbs report as gay player is considering coming out in the next few months. if that happens, he will be the first athlete, pro at least to do so while playing actively for major american sports team. the player feels now is the time for an openly gay athlete to speak about their sexuality. however, the player is fearful he will suffer harm from fans. sources are not saying yet who this person may be. >> new this morning, a deadly attack on afghan police headquarters building in the eastern part of the didn't. eight suicide bombers killed five police officers and wounding four others. one attacker detonate add car bomb, and three others blew themselves up inside the compound, and four were killed in an hour-long shoot out with officers before they could get inside. >> back here in the bay area, investors do not mind getting stocks in less than 140 characters with shares of tesla had a tweet "really exciting tesla motors announcement on thursday and putting my money where my mouth is in a major way." foll
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Mar 25, 2013 11:00am PDT
marrying and they will consider the defense of marriage act that forbids federal recognition of same-sex marriages. there are only 250 public seats for each other, and some people have been in line since thursday. the court is expected to rule late in june. abc7 news reporter is traveling to washington, dc, and will be sitting in court when the supreme court considers proposition 8, and the defense of marriage act. her live reports begin tomorrow, here on abc7 news. >> marriage equality advocates in san francisco are planning to make their voices heard this evening meeting at 6:30 p.m. at harvey milk plaza and after half an hour of remark by speakers including local clergy they will many to city hall. a second rally begins on the steps of city hall at 8:00 p.m. >> just ahead the call for tougher gun laws are getting lauder and more expensive. a new push by new york mayor bloomberg to promote gun control. >> prince harry is coming to america, the one place >> new york's millionaire mayor bible -- bloomberg is starting an ad campaign to encourage gun control. >> congress is ready to take u
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Mar 21, 2013 6:00pm PDT
the u.s. is the best friend of the country and will never back down on commitment to the defense. the president traveled to the west bank where he urged president abbas to relaunch peace talk was israel. >> a stopgap spending bill to keep the government open is now awaiting president obama's signature. house passed a bill side stepping a threat of a shut down. the measure funding operating budgets of every cabinet agency throughout end of september. leaving in place automatic cuts to domestic programs but does ease the impact of other cuts. effort underway a bill in san francisco would require state and local authorities to get a warrant to hand over your e mails. current law says e mails are fair game if they've been opened or more than six months old. saying electronic communications should nobody different which authorities cannot access without a warrant. >> well, hates a throw away anymore the disposable film festival is here to stay and takes place tonight and friday. it's a venue for films made without big budgets. >> sometimes it's an iphone and web cam. what we care abou
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Mar 26, 2013 4:30am PDT
, california's ban on same-sex marriage. tomorrow, they will take up the federal defense of marriage act which defines marriage as one between a man and a woman. after prop 8 was passed by voters in 2008 lower courts ruled it unconstitutional for denying equal rights. polls show half of americans now support same-sex marriage. it is legal in nine states and the district of columbia and a growing number of lawmakers and public figures are coming out in support of gay marriage. >> my son came to my wife and i and told us he was gay and that launched an interesting process for me which was rethinking my position. >> you do not need a 50-state solution presented by the supreme court when our democratic institutions are perfectly capable of handling the issue. >> among those expected to attend is california lieutenant governor, attorney general harris, and san francisco city attorney, along with chief justice john roberts' lesbian cousin, a san francisco woman, hoping to marry her partner. >> many people in the bay area are paying close attention. same-sex marriage advocates make their feelings kno
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Mar 20, 2013 4:30am PDT
all 16 millimeter mortars until the investigation is complete. the defense department has yet to release the names of the dead. they are all under the age of 30. >> new information on monday night's fatal shooting of a car theft suspect by san jose police. the officer who fired the fatal shot also wounded a murder suspect during a shootout in november. the officer, a five-year veteran, shot a man after officers confronted him in a stolen car. the driver tried to run they will down so the officer fired. we show you where it happened in this area. in november, the same officer shot a man suspected of robbery and murder after a police chase and gun battle that left another officer wounded. >> the city of santa clara is moving forward with the bid to host the super bowl at the new 49ers' stadium in either 2016 or 2017 voting last night to offer concessions to the nfl. santa clara will wave a 10 percent hotel tax on the 350 rooms the nfl staff would occupy and it would waive a 10 percent surcharge and smaller fees. they hope to make the bid more attractive and competitive with miami,
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Mar 18, 2013 11:00pm PDT
defense. robin lopez. learn to live with rejection. perhaps you didn't hear me. andrew said get out. now we see flash of this every game from harrison barns. this which is authority. dunking in traffic. check out the evident from bogus. drill to himself 8 points. 9 rebounds for block. nice pass behind the back. seth on fire. that was 30 points on the night. catch and shoot from way out. warriors win 93-72. finish the road trip in san antonio haven't won since carolyn was a small chil child. lebron james. not that long ago. miami heat in search of the 23rd straight win in boston tonight. look out. this is about push. i'm losing my voice. insanity. that was nasty. on terri there. jeff green had 43 for the celts in the absence of kg. tied at 103. seconds left. king james. man he's good. 37 points. streak continues. 23 in a row. second longest in nba history. 105-103 the final. [ screaming] sanford women basketball team get the top seed in the division and that game on sunday afternoon. for the cal women seeded second right behind stanford in the west. pack 12 co-champ with the cardinal
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Mar 25, 2013 11:00pm PDT
takes up a separate issue. d o ma. defense of mirj act on wednesday. ruling is expected in june. >>> in washington vigil took place tonight outside the supreme court and across the street about 30 die hard braved snow and freezing temperatures since last week and hopes of getting seat for tomorrow oral arguments. >> california lieutenant governor newsom attorney general harris and san francisco city attorney hererra all at the smraem court tomorrow the as well. all having played a key role in california same sex marriage movement. and chief justice john roberts lesbian cousin jean pad will also be there exploratorium resident. hoping to marry her partner after the court ruling. now carolyn is in washington tonight. she has already claimed one of the coveted seats in the criminal for two days of hearings tomorrow and wednesday. for live reports beginning tomorrow night right here on abc 7 news. >> mother and baby girl are home safe tonight in the south bay after a terrifying ordeal trigger amber alert. 11 month old girl became separate from her mother early this morning outside the east
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Mar 26, 2013 1:05am PDT
separate issue. d o ma. defense of mirj act on wednesday. ruling is expected in june. >>> in washington vigil took place tonight outside the supreme court and across the street about 30 die hard braved snow and freezing temperatures since last week and hopes of getting seat for tomorrow oral arguments. >> california lieutenant governor newsom attorney general harris and san francisco city attorney her at t tomorrow the as well. all having played a key role in california same sex marriage movement. and chief justice john roberts lesbian cousin jean pad will also be there exploratorium resident. hoping to marry her partner after the court ruling. now carolyn is in washington tonight. she has already claimed one of the coveted seats in the criminal for two days of hearings foray. for live reports beginning tomorrow night right here on abc 7 news. >> mother and baby girl are home safe tonight in the south bay after a terrifying ordeal trigger amber alert. 11 month old girl became separate from her mother early this morning outside the east san jose home. lillian is live on am doo
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Mar 24, 2013 6:00pm PDT
wednesday the court considers the defense of marriage act which denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples. nine states and the district of columbia allow same-sex marriage, nine more have strong civil union or partner ship laws. >> carol lynn tyler is traveling to washington, dc and will be sitting in court when the nation's highest court considers whether california's prop 8 wrongly denies gays and lesbians the right to marry. >>> the nationest highest court is taking on another big issue that cost taxpayers more than $3 billion a year. the a practice that leads to higher prescription prices. >>> also a silicon valley big wig is helping in the effort to keep the kings in sacramento. >> crash, crash, boom. >> neighbors say they've never seen or heard anything like it. a story behind a car's rough ride. >> leigh: i'm meteorologist leigh glaser. we have had a nice weekend, but we're going to see some changes weather weis this upcoming work week. >> a preliminary vote is expected on tuesday on a stadium deal intended to keep the kings in sacramento. sacramento mayor kevin johnson say
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Mar 25, 2013 2:00am PDT
they are simply unconstitutional. >> the other case deals with the defensive marriage act. it defines marriage as between a man and a woman. rand paul says he believes in traditional marriage, but not dough -- do in a. >> i don't want the government promoting something i don't believe in, but i don't mind if they are neutral on the issue. >> there are about 250 general public seats for each case. the courts is expected to rule late in june. carolyn tyler will be in court when the nation's highest court will consider whether they will give the right to marry. >> the issue of boy scouts allowing those who are openly gay to join may come to an end. meanwhile in florida a new coalition called "on my honor" called from openly banning people from the scouts. they predict dire consequences if such a thing should come to pass. >> >> it will transform the program and something that is entirely inappropriate for children. >> it will not solve a great old problem. >> the argument is similar to the one used against integration in the 50s and 60s. members in cyst they want to hear all of t
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Mar 26, 2013 4:00pm PDT
. a defense for the famous groundhog. >> and lucky find one man and a dog discovered on a hike in the mountain autos blue skies over the bay area right now. clouds are on the way. will they bring rain? >> live outside, bay bridge toll plaza cars on the right trying to get on to the bridge. on the left heading into another direction are slow. abc 7 news at 4:00 continues in just a moment. >>> a hiker in riverside spent several days trapped between two boulders. >> he ows a rescue to a dog, mole. mole pulled him off the trail towards big rocks. he found a man stuck between boeld boulders. >> the hiker said he'd been trapped four to six days. after giving the man water ramos found others to call rescue workers. >> authorities say the section of the mountain is not well traveled. the stranded hiker is in good condition but after several days like that, he's lucky. >> no kidding. >> punxsutawney fill is off the hook. >> good news. a prosecutor light heartedly filed a criminal indictment against that groundhog is dropping the charge he wanted to charge phil with fraudulently predicting an e
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Mar 20, 2013 6:00am PDT
their defense. >> a side note to the seriousness, the israeli guess has released this cartoon video of the meeting between president obama and president peres set to the "golden girls" theme song that says "thank you for being a friend." >> the leaders posed for pictures, president obama was actually caught on the mike joking he was "getting away from congress." the trip will take him to the west bank do meet with palestinians and jordan. >> perhaps a half joke. >> in nevada mourners held a vigil near the hawthorne army depot for eight marines killed by the mortar. six remain in the hospital. the marines are from camp lejeune, north carolina, training for night warfare. >> every loss of life is heart breaking 50 afternoon whether it occurs in afghanistan, or haw thunderstorm, nevada, or camp lejeune, north carolina, or anywhere else. >> the hair corps has suspended use of all mortars until the investigation is complete. the defense department is expected to release the names and hometowns of the fallen marines today. >> upscale work out clothing retailer lulu lemon pulled the yoga p
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Mar 21, 2013 5:00pm PDT
before striking the pedestrian. this month, the defense attorney unsuccessfully tried to have the charge lowered to a misdemeanor. >> striking members of the san francisco symphony tried to hit the right notes with the public today.. >> 40 musicians took part of an informational picket the musicians make $165,000 a year and 10 week paid vacation autos there is a top of a centuries old profession this, is a skill cell veled. i've added up 30,000 hours practicing. i have bursitis. >> this for a symphony with the second highest endowment in the nation. >> you soon could be allowed to drive faster as part of the switch to all electronic toll collections. they say there is an increase decision on the bridge. qeem you updated. >> a bill shaking up the cosmetics industry is out. a legislation called safe cosmetics act. of 2012 that would give the fda authority to ensure all personal care products are free of harmful ingredients. >> wall mat stores will be soon offering a smarter way to shop. the company is expanding a program called scan and go as seen in this video. it lets customers sc
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Mar 26, 2013 11:00am PDT
the justices consider the defense of marriage act, the 1996 law that denies federal benefits to same-sex couples legally married in their states. >> inside the court for today's argument, white house senior advisor and chief justice john roberts' first cousin, a lesbian, who wants do marry her partner of four years. live in washington at the supreme court for abc7 news. back to you. >> thank you. cameras are not allowed in the court but the supreme court has released audio of the hearing. the lawyer defending prop 8 faced tough questions from the justices. >> what harm you see happening and when and how and what harm to the institution of marriage or to opposite sex couples, how does this cause and effect work? >> once again, i would reiterate we don't believe that's the correct legal question before the court. that the correct question is, whether or not redefining marriage to include same-sex couples would advance the interests of marriage. >> are you conceding the point that there is no harm or denigration to traditional opposite sex marriage couples? you are concede that? >>
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Mar 22, 2013 11:00am PDT
spokesman said that secretary of defense hagel was saddened to learn of shooting and his thoughts and prayers are with the victims' families and the families of those seven marines killed in a training accident early in the week. >> president obama is in jordan got final stop of the four day visit to the middle east. the president received a red carpet welcome from the king of jordan, troops assembled in the capital of amman before the president and the king went inside to discuss the conflict in syria and the 400,000 refugee whose have fled across the border to jordan. because of that we were monitoring a news conference president obama just wrapped up and he offered $200,000 in aid -- $200 million in aid to jordan. he went to the bible birth christ of jesus christ and got a look at the barricades that keep the palestinians from the west bank. he noted they need to do more to bring lasting security. >> no wall is high enough to stop every enemy. >> in his push for peace with palestinians, the president spoke to 600 israeli students using his only major speech on the middle east speec
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Mar 22, 2013 6:00am PDT
, and the bears defense held the rebels without a basket for 11 minutes in the second half and cal stunned unlb, 64 to 61 and now they take on fourth seeded orangemen at h.p. pavilion. st. mary's lost to memphis and they come home from auburn hills. we have an update on road conditions from san jose to sausalito. >> a look at the big board and the dow is in positive territory up 43 points and we go live do jane king at the new york stock exchange. >> but, first, the international beauty queen coming >> benicia, san ramon, san mateo, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> 6:46, we continue to follow breaking news from sausalito right now where boulders are blocking the lanes of southbound 101 just south of the waldo tunnel. this is a live look and you can see the two left lanes are getting through but the c.h.p. says that the other two lanes, well, they could be re-opening pretty soon. they have had to clean up debris there and abc7 news reporter cornell bernard has been bringing updates. c.h.p. told he and the photographer they is to move because the hillside is too unstale. >
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Mar 24, 2013 5:00am PDT
court considers proposition 8 and the defense of marriage act. her report begins tuesday. we are coming up at 5:44. lots of stuff going on in the bay area today. we will need some good weather news. >> actually today happens to be one of the nicest days we will see see in the next seven because we are starting out relatively clear. here's a look from the sutro camera. we have a few clouds from the coast and the changes come later on today with a stronger on flow shore. then other systems will visit us but we get back to the rest of your weekend when we return. >> lisa, thank you. also ahead, the cal bears try to advance to the sweet 16 for the first time in 16 years. but they struggled against syracuse. mike shumann has the highlights >> welcome back, everyone. in sports this afternoon the top-seed stanford women bring march madness to maple pavilion when the cardinals host 16 seed tulsa in the ncaa tournament. it off at 2:20. last night the cal men tried to move on to the sweet 16 in the men's bracket but they had to beat syracuse. mike shumann has the highlights in this morning's spor
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Mar 23, 2013 11:00pm PDT
defense not to touch him. >> speaking of cal football. former bear linebacker held a bowling event to help his foundation. marchand lynch was there the aces foundation goal is to help every youth aspire to accountable, giving back to community, higher education and spiritual growth in sports. >> when i grew up i had somebody who really stepped up and taught me how to be a man. today there's a lack of that. whatever the reason may be. but there's a void that needs to be filled and there's people doing it, and the more we have, the better off the world will be. >> good for lorenzo. >> ncaa tournament, cal facing syracuse. bears trial to advance for the first time in 16 years but turnovers and a cold shooting night ended the dream. cal leading scorer, allen crabbe, offnight. he was 3-9 from the field. second half. michael carter-williams. the layin. cal tries to cut the lead. great bucket by cobb but he was held to five points. cal eliminated from the tournament. syracuse advances to sweet 16 with the victory. >> you know, we all take it as a learning experience and we'll get better. and
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Mar 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
constitutionality of prop 8, the ban on same-sex marriage. tomorrow, they will take up the federal defense of marriage act, which defines marriage as one between a man and a woman. after being passed by voters in 2008 lower courts ruled it unconstitutional for denying equal rights. recent polls show more than half of americans now support same-sex marriage. it is legal in nine states and the district of columbia and a growing number of lawmakers and public figures are coming out in support of gay marriage. >> my son came to my wife and i and tolds that he was gay and that launched an interesting process for me which was rethinking my position. >> we do not need a 50-state solution presented by the supreme court when our democratic institutions are perfectly capable of handling this issue. >> among those expected to attend is california lt. governor who as san francisco mayor got the ball rolling when he ordered the city clerk to issue marriage licenses to gay and attorney general and san francisco city attorney along with chief justice john roberts' cousin hoping to marry her partner. >> supp
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Mar 25, 2013 5:00am PDT
deals with the defense of marriage act that defines marriage as being between one man and one woman. conservative leader rand paul says he believes in traditional marriage but not this. >> i don't want the government promoting something i don't believe in but i don't mind if the government tries to be neutral on the issue. >> there are 250 public seats for each case. the court is expected to rule late in june. and our news reporter is traveling to washington, dc, and will be sitting in court when the supreme court considers whether california's proposition 8 is constitutional. the live report begins tomorrow leader on abc7 news. >> the debate over allowing gays to join the boy scouts comes to a head in may when the organization votes. in florida a coalition called online honor called for the banning of openly homosexual people from the scouts. they predict dire consequences if the ban on gays is lifted. >> we allow open homosexuals in scouting it will transform the program into something entirely inappropriate for children. >> change is not needed. the change will not solve any grea
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Mar 25, 2013 5:00pm PDT
happiness. >> the court takes up defense of marriage act. 1996 law denying benefits to sex couples. >> when bell lel kt federal government deny benefits that would be available to heterosexual couples? >> a majority of couples believe same-sex couples should allowed to wed but 31 states restrict or ban same-sex marriage. outside of the court, activists on both sides are already camped out. >> i thop a traditional sexuality of man, woman in marriage. >> prop 8 passed it was hurtful to me and a lot of other californians. >> court could decide whether the constitution grants gays and lesbians rights to marry or the issue should be left up to the state. both cases will be decided in june. >> marriage equality advocates are planning on hr making their voices heard. they will be gathering soon at 7:00 the group will march to city hall. now, abc 7 news will be in washington, d.c. covering it for us. she'll be sitting in the court as the supreme court considers proposition 8. the live reports begin tomorrow here on abc 7. >> some bad news two people died when a truck flipped upside dmun a
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Mar 22, 2013 4:30am PDT
upset 5th seeded unlv last night. cal was led by allen who scored 19 points and the bears' defense held the rebels for more than 11 minutes without a basket in the second half. they sunned unlv. they take on syracuse at h.p. pavilion tomorrow at 6:40. the other bay area team is st. mary's that lost to memphis and has been eliminated. mike, i remember what you said about the 5 the seed and the 12th seed. >> did cal win? >> all the pac 10 teams -- oregon was 12 seed and they bet 5th seed...oklahoma. >> proud of my cal bears. >> i was happy for them but disappointed at st. mary's. they had the last shot. >> march madness continues again on the court but not in our sky. we have live doppler 7 hd showing how dry it is. we have lost a lot of humidity in the air the last 24 hours. you can see how clean it is looking from the roof camera to the port of oak. san francisco right now is 48. redwood city, too. 47 in san bruno, palo alto is 42. half moon bay is 44. oakland is 48 and richmond and walnut creek is cooler at 42. and pleasanton is 41. antioch is at 54 and union city at 45. 87 in san
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Mar 19, 2013 4:00pm PDT
can see fires. people pounding on gates staying come out and arguing orders to stay in a defensive position not to move out on the streets. >> for sarey it was a turning point in the war. another came the day saddam hussien was captured. that is the day, he says, the insurgency started. >> driving back from tikrit after covering the capture our vehicle shot up on the way back to baghdad. so we realized now, things were changing dramatically. >> he says the failure to mind nuclear weapons of mass destruction didn't take a toll in that first wave, that came later along with questions about what was being accomplished. that is a story we're working on for abc 7 news at 6:00. >> mark, we'll see you then. a group of vet transturned a plaza in front of the federal building into a personal canvas today, using chalk to write the names of u.s. solders. they sate war isn't over for those involved in this 10-year conflict. they apoll jidz for the invasion. >> this is a message to iraqi children who have had their mother or father taken from them, i'm sorry. >> the group wants the federal gove
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Mar 24, 2013 9:00am PDT
in court when the supreme court considers prop 8 in the defense of marriage act. her reports will be here on abc7. >> this morning on cnn's state of the union, california attorney general calilla harris and prop 8 attorney will discuss those shifting polls of the american people. they show the majority of americans now support same-sex marriage compared to 2008 when people opposed it. >> the polls that the ones that happen on election day. when we talk about proposition 8, we are talking about californians going to the vote twice. we don't need the supreme court to impose their judicial solution. >> what we are arguing and i think most people believe and i think the majority of americans believe it, the majority of californians believe particular the majority of catholics in this country believe it, is that same-sex couple should be afforded equal status under the law. >> both agree the debate over same-sex marriage is likely to continue just of no matter what the high court decides, just as it has on the issue of abortion. >>>. new this morning. symphony will drop their fight with m
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Mar 24, 2013 2:00am PDT
defense not to touch him. >> speaking of cal football. former bear linebacker held a bowling event to help his foundation. marchand lynch was there the aces foundation goal is to help every youth aspire to accountable, giving back to community, higher education and spiritual growth in sports. >> when i grew up i had somebody who really stepped up and taught me how to be a man. today there's a lack of that. whatever the reason may be. but there's a void that needs to be filled and there's people doing it, and the more we have, the better off the world will be. >> good for lorenzo. >> ncaa tournament, cal facing syracuse. bears trial to advance for the first time in 16 years but turnovers and a cold shooting night ended the dream. cal leading scorer, allen crabbe, offnight. he was 3-9 from the field. second half. michael carter-williams. the layin. cal tries to cut the lead. great bucket by cobb but he was held to five points. cal eliminated from the tournament. syracuse advances to sweet 16 with the victory. >> you know, we all take it as a learning experience and we'll get better. and it's
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Mar 21, 2013 6:00am PDT
department of defense say that the military will soon be trading in blackberrys for iphones. the d.o.d. is set to order 500,000 iphones and ipads, previous reports claim that blackberry is a casualty of the sequester and the pentagon cannot afford to give a new platform a thorough security check. >> now the weather forecast. what do you think we will see later today? >> a lot of sunshine. not so gray as year. as we head throughout the next couple of days, it looks like temperatures are near average to not before as we roll through the next couple of days and into the weekend. here is a look at live doppler 7 hd, all is dry this morning so we will talk about what will happen this forecast cycle, mostly sunny, with dry breezes today. mild highs through the weekend and a chance of rain next tuesday and wednesday, but another light chance like we had yesterday outside the north bay which took the wet weather. from mount tamalpais this morning, a few plains are out there as people are out and about traveling around. maybe they are traveling for business, would knows? at this hour it is urge
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Mar 24, 2013 6:00am PDT
supreme court considers proposition 8 and the defense of marriage act. her report begins tuesday. >> it is 6:44 on this sunday and we need to know what is going on outside. can we have a sunday fun day? >> yeah. we will have another beautiful day. we are looking at cool numbers this morning. here's a look outside. you see the clear conditions but we have a little fog at our coast. it will be cool there and enjoy it. we are looking at some cooler changes that may include rain for the upcoming work week. i'll have that forecast when we return. >> thanks, lisa. also ahead, the cal bears try to advance to the sweet 16 for the first time in 16 years. but they struggled against syracuse. mike shumann has the highlights >> welcome back, everyone. we are looking ahead to sunday fun day if the weather cooperates. >> yeah. this sunday things look good. we have the last in a series of very nice averages coming our way, although tomorrow will be nice too but the changes again late today with the sea breeze kick up along the coast and a few weak weather systems visiting us and then by the end
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Mar 26, 2013 12:00am PDT
ma. defense of mirj act on wednesday. ruling is expected in june. >>> in washington vigil took place tonight outside the supreme court and across the street about 30 die hard braved snow and freezing temperatures since last week and hopes of getting seat for tomorrow oral arguments. >> california lieutenant governor newsom attorney general harris and san francisco city attorney hererra all at the smraem court tomorrow the as well. all having played a key role in california same sex marriage movement. and chief justice john roberts lesbian cousin jean pad will also be there exploratorium resident. hoping to marry her partner after the court ruling. now carolyn is in washington tonight. she has already claimed one of the coveted seats in the criminal for two days of hearings tomorrow and wednesday. for live reports beginning tomorrow night right here on abc 7 news. >> mother and baby girl are home safe tonight in the south bay after a terrifying ordeal trigger amber alert. 11 month old girl became separate from her mother early this morning outside the east san jose home. lillian
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Mar 24, 2013 9:00pm PDT
highest court ruled it was legal. on wednesday the courted considers the defense of marriage act which denies federal benefits to married same-sex couples. nine states and the district of columbia allow same-sex marriage. nine more has strong domestic partnership laws. the court is expected to rule late in june. carolyn tyler is travel to washington, d.c. >> she will be sitting in court when the nation's highest court considers whether california's proposition 8 wrongly denies the right to marry. the live reports begin here on tuesday. >>> besides gay marriage, they will hear arguments on a case involving billions of consumer dollars. at issue is brand name drug companies and generic drug a makerers. they will argue the deals cost taxpayers more than $3 billion a year by delaying the luggage of cheaper generics. >>> scientists say they have a way to get rid of that annoying song that gets stuck in your head. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> ama: but i like all those songs. repeat in your head when they are catchy and mind under stress. researchers say there is a way to get rid of them. you need to
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Mar 25, 2013 9:00pm PDT
proposition 8 and defense of marriage act. carolyn live report begin tomorrow on abc 7 news. >> after 75 years of on-again off-again road closure on the peninsula ambitious new tunnel about to open to traffic. from sky 7 you are looking at triumph really of engineering, politic and money over nature. the new devil slide tunnel. it was officially unveiled today with fan fare and local dignitary on hand. david with more on the end of dangerous stretch of roadway. >> this was celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony cast of thousands and deck tides create. twin tom tunnel named for late congressman who got the initial federal funding channel traffic from san francisco to half moon bay and beyond. the new route will divert traffic away from a 1.2 million stretch from highway 1 known as devil slide, slide prone area. but decide wling to build the inland road wasn't easy. multiple community group oppose cal tran original plan. >> that was a freeway 300 feet in the air in someplace that is cuts in the mountain of 300 feet. so this was a really good compromise to make a safe reliable road that wo
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Mar 18, 2013 9:00pm PDT
warriors in new orleans. start with defense. how about robin lopez learn to live with rejection like i have. apparently he's a slow learner. robin get it ou out. >> that in common. >> flash of this every once if in awhile from barns hard to the basket. breaking the other way. reward the trailer. 3 30-24. look here. contesting the shot. keeping it alive and 8 points. 9 lee bound. 4 block. curry the hot curry spicey. 5 assist behind the back to play tomorrow sochbility and kent known for the defense. curry goes for 30. catch and shoot from way out. 93 to 72. warriors win on the road. round out the 3 game road trip on wednesday and never win when visiting the spurs. james to miami heat in search of 23 straight win in boston tonight. this is over jason like a midget and just got crushed. >> wow! >> that was ridiculous. no kevin garnet. sets up for 43. tied at 103. give it to lebron to win the game. over 3. 37 streak continues second longest in nba history. the time here unusual situation but not complaining in berkeley. cal 12 seed heading into the tournament but play what amounts to a hom
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Mar 19, 2013 9:00pm PDT
. >> fire! >> the department of defense released this video of similar training conducted at the same military depot last year during daylight. but this team used 80 millimeter rounds, not the 60 millimeter rounds at the center of explosion. they have suspend of all 60 military meters mortars while the investigation continues. >> that tells me that something about this weapon, mechanically has gone wrong and marine corps believes it was not the fault of the marines. >> retired colonel says the focus is on the victims' families. investigators will treat the this accident like a crime scene recon stlukt go everything that led up to the explosion. >> dan: while president obama is keeping an eye on the marines' death and his thoughts and prayers go out to the families who lost loved ones. president left tonight on the trip to the middle east, a diplomatic mission that includes his first ever visit to israel. white house says the advice it will be geared toward winning the hearts and minds of the israelis people and there will be no significant announcements on the peace process. >> these
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Mar 19, 2013 12:00am PDT
some defense. robin lopez. learn to live with rejection. perhaps you didn't hear me. andrew said get out. now we see flash of this every game from harrison barns. this which is authority. dunking in traffic. check out the evident from bogus. drill to himself 8 points. 9 rebounds for block. nice pass behind the back. seth on fire. that was 30 points on the night. catch and shoot from way out. warriors win 93-72. finish the road trip in san antonio haven't won since carolyn was a small chil child. lebron james. not that long ago. miami heat in search of the 23rd straight win in boston tonight. look out. this is about push. i'm losing my voice. insanity. that was nasty. on terri there. jeff green had 43 for the celts in the absence of kg. tied at 103. seconds left. king james. man he's good. 37 points. streak continues. 23 in a row. second longest in nba history. 105-103 the final. [ screaming] sanford women basketball team get the top seed in the division and that game on sunday afternoon. for the cal women seeded second right behind stanford in the west. pack 12 co-champ with the card
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